Black Country Geopark

Wolverhampton Geotrail, museums and gallery

Geosite

This geosite is a larger city centre rich urban landscape with important buildings, many architectural stones and impored decorative rock-types that provide a rich building stones geotrail.

Wolverhampton's city centre sits approximately ten minutes walk from West Park and the town includes a Local Archives Centre and Art Gallery which hosts the second-largest geological collection of the Black Country (none of this is currently on display but can be viewed by appointment).

Wolverhampton is also the evening entertainment capital of the Black Country with many restaurants and bars with live music, amenities and theatre venues. It is easily accessed by bus, car and train.

Geosite facilities

Geosite West Park has a tea room (open Thursday to Sunday) and toilet facilities

Wolverhampton Art Gallery with over 300 years of art in a free gallery with fantastic changing and permanent galleries including a changing programme of exhibitions and events throughout the year. There is also a café offering a selection of hot and cold refreshments.

Geosite Bilston Gallery offering a range of contemporary craft exhibitions and displays of historic items created by skilled makers.

Geosite Bantock House has a café courtyard offering hot and cold refresgments breakfast. It's open November to April 9am-4pm and May to October 9am-5pm.